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Google will produce robots with Foxconn
The former head of Google’s Andy Rubin, as we have mentioned earlier, currently leads a team of robotics, and according to the new information received, production robots Google will deal with not one, it will help the Taiwanese company Foxconn .
For those who do not know, Foxconn is a major manufacturer of devices from Apple. Basically Foxconn factories produced for “apple” transatlantic giant iPhone smartphones and tablets iPad, but the Taiwanese manufacturer is also working with other companies, for which it collects a different technique.
According to published in the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, working with robotics department of Google, led by Andy Rubin, Foxconn has been since last year. The publication reports that despite the fact that the area of interest in robotics at Google’s very extensive, its main focus the company wants to focus on the development of automated production. Taiwanese manufacturer, in turn, tries to improve the automation of production processes at its assembly lines due to higher average cost of wages in China, because the main factory of the company are located there. On Chinese factories Foxconn employs a total of more than one million employees.
According to WSJ, Foxconn may be for Google ideal testing ground for the automated manufacture of robots, given the sheer scale of the production process.
Looking ahead, do not be surprised if in the near future may be that the production of the iPhone and iPad for Apple factories Foxconn will be engaged robots developed by Google.
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